Prof David Chua, one of the co-founders of LeanStation, will be speaking about lean+safety on 20th September 2016, at the Samsung C&T Safety Seminar event titled "Family-First Safety-First Event" organized by the The Singapore Contractors Association. The talk is titled “Lean+Safety” and will be followed by a Q&A session. The 30 minute session scheduled from 1:20pm -2:00pm will be held at Suntec Convention Hall, Level 3.
Lean Station will also be exhibiting some of its tools at the event. Lean PlanDo will be one of the highlights at the event demonstrating how lean methods can help companies make construction projects safer and with improved productivity.
The talk and the exhibition is intended to create awareness of lean construction principles and recent advances in the area of planning and project management that impact safety of construction projects and how such web and cloud based tools improves the adoption and increase collaboration between the project teams. Lean Station is researching and building tools to solve the chronic issues plaguing construction projects like reduction of wastes. .
Speaking little bit about the speaker, Prof David Chua, apart from being one of the founders of Lean Station, he is also a registered professional engineer in Singapore and is currently a Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore. He is also Deputy Head, Research for the Department and Director for Faculty of Engineering Development. He obtained his PhD degree in 1989 from University of California, Berkeley, USA, majoring in construction management. He has more than 25 years of research and practical experience in the industry.